As family and guests of future graduates, Madison College is pleased and excited to provide information on attending and/or viewing the 2015 Midyear Commencement Ceremony. Your presence and support for your graduate has been important during the past years and will also be a big part of the graduate's commencement celebration.
The 2015 Midyear Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Redsten Gymnasium located on the Truax campus, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704. There is no limit to how many guests a graduate can invite and there is no charge for admission or parking.
Family and guests should arrive at the Truax campus and be seated by 6:25 p.m. Shuttle buses will be offering rides to and from the parking lots to the entrance before and after the ceremony for your convenience. Graduates should arrive by 5:15 p.m. and report to the cafeteria. The processional will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and the ceremony will last approximately one (1) hour.
Please take in to consideration and allow time for traffic and potential lane closures in and around the commencement venue the day of the event as noted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information website.
Family and guests who are unable to attend can watch the ceremony live the day of the ceremony through our web broadcast. (Available at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2015)
A DVD of the ceremony can also be purchased for $15.00. Simply fill out the DVD order form and mail it along with payment to the address indicated on the form.